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Plakanek valley

Sandstone quarry

Already mentioned uncovered sandstone body called Hruboskalsko block. It is also discovered in several quarries. Sandstone was mined manually in these quarries. Today defunct quarries can testify about how the stone was mined here. In the walls of quarries have survived many inscriptions and brands that have been used in mining.

Stone was excavated by the impossibility of long journeys used mainly in the vicinity of quarries. This means the construction of Kost and Vesec on ​​the foundations and retaining walls of the houses.

GPS position

N 50° 28.689', E 15° 8.679'



Geopark UNESCO Český ráj
Jiří Vlasák